Politics | Resignation of the mayor of Marseille: deputy Samia Ghali will speak this Thursday

    Politics | Resignation of the mayor of Marseille: deputy Samia Ghali will speak this Thursday

    By La Provence (with AFP)

    Two days after the resignation of the mayor of Marseille Michèle Rubirola, his second deputy, Samia Ghali, whose votes had been decisive for the victory of the left in the election to the municipal council, will speak on Thursday, a-t -she indicated to AFP.

    The ex-senator PS, figure of the popular districts of the north of the city, will “a statement on the political situation ” at 1 p.m. in his town hall in the 15th and 16th arrondissements, said his spokesperson.

    If she has not yet commented on recent events, several deputies assured that she had been consulted before the announcement of the resignation of Michèle Rubirola.

    Marseille plunged back into a series of twists and turns on Wednesday with the surprise resignation of Michèle Rubirola, an environmental doctor who had delighted the municipality on the right with a left-wing coalition, the Marseille Spring.

    Monday, a lively city council should make it possible to appoint his successor, who could well be the socialist Benoît Payan, first deputy now officially candidate.

    Necessary on the left in July during the “third round” who had elected Michèle Rubirola, the votes of Samia Ghali are no longer so crucial this time, two elected LR having joined the majority of the Marseille Spring, but remain important to strengthen the majority.

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